Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!
Everything you need to know about building your own DIY battery bank for solar, wind, hydroelectric and/or thermoelectric! What kind of batteries, how many, how to set them up, how to care for and maintain your batteries and much more! Terrific comprehensive video series to get you up and running in no time! Best video series we have found on the topic! If you are interested in alternative energy for emergency backup or off grid living, this is the video series for you!
How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.
How Water Pumping Windmills Operate – Off The Grid. Water pumping windmills By Dorothy Ainsworth ~ Backwoods Home Magazine shares a wonderfully informative article on how windmill powered windmills operate. Homesteads for generations have been using wind power to pump water with great success. This article explains what a water pumping windmill is, uses, having a well drilled, finding installing and maintaining a windmill and an irrigation tank.
Wind Energy Infographic. Relevant outcome: describes the ways people, places and environments interact Key Inquiry Questions: How can people use places and environments more sustainably? What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy?